June 9, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Some Sierra National Forest campgrounds remain closed

Because of tree mortality, some Sierra National Forest campgrounds are closed but others remain open.  According to officials from the U.S. Forest Service, various campgrounds are closed until tree removal projects can be completed.  More...

Your photos

This rainbow photo was taken by reader William Alsup. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff ’s Daily Log

May 30 • Suspicious circumstances were reported on Darrah Road. • A loose goat report was taken from Capulo Road in Lake Don Pedro. • There was a domestic dispute case in Lake Don Pedro. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

May 30 – June 5

EMS - 5 Fires - 4 Public Assists - 2 Auto Collisions - 0   More...

CAL FIRE now gearing up

CAL FIRE officials are worried about the danger of a massive wildfire in Mariposa County this year.  That was clear during a recent meeting of the Mariposa County Tree Mortality Disaster Committee.  The committee meets monthly to discuss th More...

Dyslexia focal point for local fundraising effort

Funds sought to help train teacher, raise awareness

Albert Einstein. Ansel Adams. Cher. More...

Funds available to local groups that provide food and shelter

Federal funding in the amount of $10,000 will be available in the upcoming fiscal year through Mariposa County Human Services.  The grant will be distributed to local nonprofit and public organizations that provide food and shelter assistance.&n More...

Young Mariposan will star in ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

Jade Seymour is one talented young lady.  Seymour, 11, takes part in 4-H, wrestling, dance classes, outdoor activities and the arts. Talk to her, and she’s one of the brightest young people you’ll encounter.  More...

Fire in Jerseydale about 50 percent contained

Another blaze in Basin extinguished quickly

A wildland fire in the Jerseydale area was 50 percent contained by Wednesday morning.  The fire broke out at around 12:24 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the U.S. More...

Two more bands scheduled this weekend at Music on the Green

Music on the Green — presented by The Mariposa County Arts Council and its many sponsors — continues this weekend.  This week will feature Green Machine on Friday, June 10 and the debut of Pathetic Honey on Saturday, June 11.  More...

Breakfast event, more set at Odd Fellows in La Grange

Breakfast at the International Order of Odd Fellows Hall in La Grange is on the second Sunday of each month.  This month’s event will be June 12.  The menu includes biscuits and gravy, sausage, ham and cheese omelets and French toast, More...

‘Flag retirement’ will be June 14 at Sportsmans

American Legion Post 567 will host a Flag Retirement Ceremony on June 14 in honor of Flag Day, which falls within National Flag Week.  The ceremony will start at 6 p.m. More...

CHP officer to speak at next local GOP meeting

Vincent Roeber, an officer with the California Highway Patrol, will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Mariposa County Republican Central Committee (MCRCC) on Tuesday, June 21.  Officer Roeber’s topic will be “What do More...

Program launched to help landowners with dead trees

Private foundation partners with CAL FIRE to help with mitigation

A national forest organization is trying to help with the tree mortality issue in Mariposa County.  And they are focusing on private landowners, who make up a good percentage of forest ownership in this region.  More...

New health officer coming to County

In just a couple of months, Mariposa County will have a new health officer. Dr. Eric Sergienko was hired recently by the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors. Sergienko is an active duty member of the U.S. More...

JCF Foundation board seeks members

The John C Fremont Hospital Foundation Board of directors is seeking new members.  Open positions include treasurer, secretary (minutes and agenda), fundraising and open board seats.  Anyone interested in being on the board can call 966- 4 More...

Officials warn about mosquito concerns

Local officials are reminding the community to take common sense measures to prevent mosquito-borne disease this summer.  More...

Cann elected to national leadership role

Mariposa County Supervisor Kevin Cann was elected second vice president of The National Association of County’s Western Interstate Region (WIR) at its annual conference in Teton County, Wyoming last week.  More...

Grizzly Fire students help with inspections

Local high school students recently helped with defensible space inspections in the County. Twenty students from the Mariposa County High School Grizzlies Fire program joined the Mariposa County Fire Safe Council in assisting CAL FIRE and the U.S. More...

Free development camp by 4-H set for June 30

The Mariposa 4-H Youth Development Program will be sponsoring a one day camp for 4-H and community youth ages 5 through 8. The event will be held Thursday, June 30 at the picnic area at the fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is no cost. More...

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